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Bringing Brunton Park to the Big Smoke

The London branch celebrated its 40th anniversary. Credit: CUFC London Supporters

The London branch of Carlisle United's Supporters club has celebrated its 40th anniversary.

At a dinner in London they had plenty of guests, including Keith Curle and Colin West from the club's management team, and Managing Director John Nixon.

You can see a selection of photos below:

Supporters had some special guests. Credit: CUFC London Supporters
Hit the Bar is one of the longest running fanzines in the country. Credit: CUFC London Supporters
Bringing Brunton Park to the Big Smoke. Credit: CUFC London Supporters
The London Branch celebrated with a special dinner. Credit: CUFC London Supporters

Dzierzwaski joins Peterhead on loan

Queen of the South have confirmed that midfielder Kevin Dzierzawski has joined Peterhead on loan for the rest of the season.

He will continue to train with the Queens squad.

Also leaving Palmerston is Under 20 player, Lyndon Dykes.

Another of the clubs Under 20 squad, Dominic Slattery has joined the South of Scotland side, Heston Rovers, on a Development Loan.

He will remain eligible to turn out for Queens in the Development league.

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Selkirk FC host successful "donate at the gate" match

Selkirk Football Club welcomed Gretna to Yarrow Park on Saturday afternoon for a match with a difference.

Fans attending the game were not asked to hand over any money for tickets, but to donate a food parcel instead.

The football club is thought to be the first in the Borders to hold a "donate at the gate" game, and there's hopes others will do the same.

Lori Carnochan reports:

Selkirk FC host "donate on the gate" game

Selkirk Football Club are appealing to fans to join in their "donate on the gate" match this afternoon.

The club are playing at home against Gretna and instead of charging fans money to watch the game, they're asking for food donations.

The items collected will be donated to local foodbanks in the Scottish Borders.

Kick-off is at 2pm at Yarrow Park.

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Fowler confirmed as new Queens boss

James Fowler is the new Queens boss Credit: Craig Halkett/EMPICS Sport

Queen of the South have named their new manager: James Fowler.

He joined the club as a player-coach in the summer, and was put in temporary control after Jim McIntyre left to join Ross County.

Before taking the reigns at Palmerston he spent most of his career at Kilmarnock, where he made 401 appearances in the former Scottish Premier League - a record.

“I felt when I was given the opportunity that I had to work towards that and I feel that I’ve done that with the preparations and stuff. So not too much will change.”

– James Fowler, Queen of the South Manager

Queens set to unveil new manager

Queens have been without a manager since Jim McIntyre left for Ross County three weeks ago. Credit: ITV Border

Queen of the South are due to unveil their new manager later.

The club has called a press conference for two o'clock this afternoon (September 30). Queens have been without a manager since Jim McIntyre left for Ross County three weeks ago.

Carlisle United win at home

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Carlisle United have beaten Tranmere Rovers 1-0 at home in front of a 4,000 strong crowd.

It was manager Keith Curle's first game in charge of the Blues who are currently sitting at the bottom of League Two.

David Amoo took advantage of a header to give the fans at Brunton Park something to cheer about.

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